• Fisheries

    Fisheries

A commercial fishing boatRecreational and commercial fisheries are multi-billion dollar industries in Florida. Increasing demands for both high-quality seafood products and memorable recreational fishing opportunities have placed increased pressure on the stocks of finfish and shellfish species which inhabit the coastal waters of Florida. This increase pressure creates a need for more effective fisheries management programs.

In addition to collaborating with fisheries managers, Florida Sea Grant:

By focusing on the wise use of Florida’s fisheries resources, we can help ensure that these resources can be appreciated by generations to come.

Faculty and Staff

Bill Lindberg

Bill Lindberg
Specialist
artificial reefs

Bryan Fluech

Bryan Fluech
Extension Agent
Collier County
recreational fishing

staugler

Kai Lorenzen
Specialist
fisheries

staugler

Betty Staugler
Extension Agent
Charlotte County
recreational fishing

John Stevely

John Stevely
Agent,
Manatee and Sarasota counties
recreational fishing

 

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